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RACHEL’S READS

Rachel’s Reads – November 2020

As Halloween and Daylight Savings have passed, I find myself looking forward to the quiet slowdown before things usually ramp up for the holidays, even though this year they may look markedly different. I enjoy taking in the chillingly cold mornings and the subtle stillness that permeates until Thanksgiving. It’s a time that reminds me […]

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Rachel’s Reads – October 2020

As we have entered a new season with new demands on our time, sometimes the most satisfying feeling is sitting down and devouring an entire book in one sitting. It might be rare to find the time for some uninterrupted binge reading, but below is a selection of recent releases that are all short enough […]

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Rachels Read’s – September 2020

“The true alchemists do not change lead into gold; they change the world into words.” – William H. Gass As I have struggled in the last few months, I have found a new sense of artistic resonance in the genre of memoir. These authors play with words and my sense of the world by blending […]

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Rachel’s Reads – Tie The Knot 2020

Deep breath – it’s over. Between the vows, cake, and dancing, you got married. Now, it’s time for the romance and relaxation of the honeymoon. The best part of packing for the honeymoon (even if it’s currently a staycation) is picking out what to read. Here are some fun and fabulous honeymoon reads: Recipe for […]

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Rachel’s Reads – July 2020

“The freedom of the open road is seductive, serendipitous and absolutely liberating.” – Aaron Lauritsen The open road can surely beckon. In these crazy times, packing up for a drive seems like a great way to mitigate the wanderlust that has been brewing while staying at home. As Chris Humphrey said, “The road is there, […]

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Rachel’s Reads – Summer Reads

Summer reading is right around the corner! I always look forward to the plethora of books that arrive during the course of the summer (and to hopefully having some extra time to read them). Here are just a few of the books that I am eagerly waiting to get my hands on. The Margot Affair […]

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Rachel’s Reads – June 2020

As the world slowly begins to re-open, my stress levels have yet to abate. Re-opening has brought a new set of challenges and like many of us out there, the amount of bad and confusing news has begun to take its toll. I have found myself not interested in many of the plethora of time […]

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Rachel’s Reads – May 2020

As the stay-at-home order continues, my news feed has been filled with images of parents and their kids attempting to figure out how to navigate this new world. Although I don’t have children, I have been enthralled at the activities that people have come up with and sympathetic to struggles that I can’t begin to […]

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Rachel’s Reads – April 2020

“Reading was my escape and my comfort, my consolation, my stimulant of choice.” – Paul Aster As we enter into another week of social distancing, I can’t help but be grateful for the millions of stories that I can escape into at a moment’s notice. Reading has always been my escape from the world, and […]

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